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Chester Dickenson Makinster

Connections

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Chester Makinster

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator, Pilot
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-110033. Killed in Action (KIA).

Aircraft

  • 41-110033 Arizona Rambler

    B-24 Liberator
    29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 March 2015 14:50:44 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 56291999

Date Contributor Update
28 March 2015 14:50:43 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 56291999

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